Height problem

My height is not increasing since the age of 17 . And my height now is 5" 4" . I m slim and I hav not gained broadness in my body . Please suggest ne some possible ways to increase my height and my muscles in my body .
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Dr. Chethan R S Bangalore | General Physician
once you're done growing, that's pretty much it. Men grow height-wise until 21 years old, although depending on the person they may experience slight changes until 25. For someone in their later twenties, you're already not producing the regul ar pulsatile bursts of growth hormone needed to stimulate longitudinal growth, but even if an exogenous source was provided, the growth region of the bone known as the epiphyseal plate has already shut down, so you'd only grow laterally. If you get doses of growth hormone as an adult, you develop a condition known as acromegaly.
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